Communities of Christians, Muslims, and Jews lived side by side in Spain for centuries, creating vibrant artistic traditions that often intersected. For the first time since its inauguration at The Met Cloisters in 1961, the Fuentidueña Chapel gallery, which typically focuses on the Christian tradition, will present a group of works that testify to theContinue reading “Exhibition: Spain, 1000-1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith, The Met Cloisters, 30 August 2021 – 30 January 2022”
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Click here to read Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation, eds Tom Nickson and Nicola Jennings (London, 2020) From the dazzling spectacle of Burgos Cathedral to the cavernous nave of Palma Cathedral or the lacy splendour of San Juan de los Reyes, Spain preserves a remarkable variety of inventive but little understood Gothic buildings.Continue reading “Open Access Publication: Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation, eds Tom Nickson and Nicola Jennings”
Islamic Art Circle Lecture: Professor Luis José García-Pulido, ‘Water to Create a Paradise on Earth. The Alhambra and its Hydraulic Supply System’, SOAS, 4 December 2019, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Wolfson Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Click here for more information.
Alfonso X ‘the Learned’ of Castile (1252–1284) was praised in his lifetime as a king who devoted himself to discovering all worldly and divine knowledge. He commissioned chronicles and law codes and composed poems to the Virgin Mary, he gathered together Jewish scholars to translate works of Arab astrology and astronomy, and he founded aContinue reading “New Publication: Kirstin Kennedy, Alfonso X of Castile-León: Royal Patronage, Self-Promotion and Manuscripts in Thirteenth-century Spain (Amsterdam University Press, 2019)”
Workshop: 14:00–16:00 Lecture and reception: 17:00–19:00 A lecture and recital by musician, writer and teacher Marc Loopuyt on Muslim, Jewish and Christian music of Medieval Spain, focusing on the rabab and the oud, and on articulation techniques. Articulation in stringed musical instruments from the East will be put in relation with Paganini’s Suonare Parlante, withContinue reading “Workshop and Lecture: Music of the Three Andalusias, The Warburg Institute, London, 27 September 2019, 14:00–19:00”
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The Archaeology of Medieval Spain 1100-1500, edited by Magdalena Valor and Avelino Gutiérrez (Sheffield: Equinox Publishing, 2014) ISBN 9781845531737. This book is the first attempt to make sense of the new data for the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries, a period when Spain was the hinge or fulcrum between Christianity and Islam, and that sawContinue reading “New book: The Archaeology of Medieval Spain 1100-1500”
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I simposi Magistri Cataloniae: artista anònim, artista amb signatura: Identitat, estatus i rol de l’artista en l’art medieval. (Part of the research project Artistas, patronos y público: Cataluña y el Mediterráneo: Siglos XI-XV.) Barcelona, Departament d’Art i de Musicologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 7-8 November 2014. Programme Registration is now open.